Job Description

Exceed the expectations of our residential mortgage borrowers & business partners through superior service, simple processes, and effective communications.

We deliver on this mission by empowering our employees by encouraging and recognizing superior performance and innovative solutions, by promoting teamwork and divisional cooperation.

Primary Function

The Sr Internal Auditor is responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory, and compliance related internal mortgage servicing or originations audits. This responsibility includes assisting with the identification of risk, assisting in the development of the internal audit scope, performing internal audit testing procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units and focusing on operational, financial, regulatory, and compliance related reviews. The Sr Internal Auditor will also assist in championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business. A secondary role is to provide, when required, supervisory support to other internal auditors and to coordinate control-related activities with others within Internal Audit. Additionally, the Sr Internal Auditor is responsible to lead follow-up testing upon remediation of outstanding audit issues.

Principal Duties

List of required duties below. Distinguish on-site duties with a *.

  • Effectively research and interpret legal statutes and/or regulations driving Internal Audit Objectives.
  • Conduct operational, compliance, and regulatory audits across various departments.
  • Analyze and draw conclusions toward effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment.
  • Identify, report, and provide root cause analysis conclusions for non-compliance, control gaps and opportunities for improvement in an efficient, timely, and professional manner, within a well written report.
  • Document the results of audit work and applicable work papers in accordance with the audit departmental procedures and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Research new or technical subjects when required to support audits.
  • Provide management of various departments advice with risk-oriented improvement opportunities, when applicable.
  • Provide Internal Audit Management with suggestions for enhancing internal audit standards and practices.
  • Perform periodic follow up and testing to validate audit issues have been remediated and resolved.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor.

*These essential functions are fundamental to the role, and must be performed on-site, as they cannot physically be performed remotely. In addition, the Company has determined that an in-person presence is important to critical components of our work, including oversight, training, collaboration, and productivity. Items not marked (*) as essential on-site may still require partial on-site work to perform the role satisfactorily.

Education and Experience Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or currently pursuing such degree is preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) preferred.
  • Advance degree is desirable, but not mandatory.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft - Access, Excel, Visio, Word & Outlook.
  • Experience with TeamMate Audit software is a plus.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements 

  • Working knowledge of mortgage originations or mortgage servicing and/or risk-based auditing attained through 2-5 years of progressive work experience with a focus on financial risk and/or mortgage related regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
  • Ability to comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards, including professionalism, dependability, integrity, and trustworthiness, combined with a cooperative attitude
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance-May include supervision of auditors on projects to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact and relate to personnel at all levels within the organization and to effectively support and defend unbiased findings to management.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Experience in performing multiple audit projects and working with varying levels of experience among team members.
  • Ability to work in and assist in the development of a collaborative team environment.


While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position’s requirements, it in no way implies/states that these are the only job responsibilities. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and request other duties, as necessary.

By applying to this position candidate acknowledges that this is not a remote role and is required to be on-site.

Company Perks:
*     15 Paid Time Off (PTO) days and 18 after 1st anniversary!
*     9 Paid Holidays
*     Casual Workplace
*     Employee Engagement Activities

 Company Benefits:
*     Medical (including Health Savings Account & Flexible Savings Account)
*     Dental - RX - Vision - Life, Disability Insurance - 401(k) Plan with company match! - Employee Assistance Plan

*     Performance-based Incentives
*     Pet Insurance

*     Advancement Opportunities

Newrez NOW:

*     Our Corporate Social Responsibility program, Newrez NOW, empowers employees to become leaders in their communities through a robust program that includes volunteering, philanthropy, nonprofit grants, and more
*     1 Volunteer Time Off (VTO) day, company-paid volunteer day where all eligible employees may participate in a volunteer event with a nonprofit of their choice
*     Employee Matching Gifts Program: We will match monetary employee donations to eligible non-profit organizations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000 per employee

*     Newrez Grants Program: Newrez hosts a giving portal where we provide employees an abundance of resources to search for an opportunity to donate their time or monetary contributions

Equal Employment Opportunity 
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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